Monday, 16 May, 2022
TopicUS-China trade war

Topic: US-China trade war

Why Biden’s ‘America is back’ is not good for the world’s ‘China concerns’

There is fear that Joe Biden administration will lead with ‘cooperation’ rather than a clear policy of containing China. That’s not a great idea with the Chinese.

The future of India-China relationship is now all about the flux in US-China ties

As the prospects for armed conflict at LAC recede, Indian strategists must now begin the process of making sense of the troubled India-China relationship.

Chinese state capitalism — a threat to US and the world, and how Biden must respond

Three of the world’s five largest companies are Chinese. Joe Biden will have to tackle Beijing's state capitalism.

World is warming up to China for trade. But India is left with just a handful of minilaterals

It seems China is able to impose itself as a critical business partner even at a time when countries have been grouping up against its increasing belligerence under Xi Jinping.

How China won Trump’s trade war and got Americans to foot the bill

Economists found Chinese exporters didn’t lower prices to keep their goods competitive after US imposed tariffs, which meant duties were paid by American firms and consumers.

US in talks to resolve criminal charges against Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou

The Trump administration’s moves against Huawei — particularly the arrest of Meng Wanzhou — have added to the rising tensions between the US and China.

Economic ‘decoupling’ between China, US is a lose-lose plan, says senior Chinese official

The official noted that the China-US trade volume was up by 16% year-on-year in the third quarter and said those who truly want 'decoupling' represent a minority.

Trump’s China scorecard shows many defeats, and this one big change

The unprecedented trade war Trump launched with China, breaking Republican free-trade orthodoxy along the way, ended up costing American factory jobs, not creating them.

US imposes curbs on exports to China’s top chipmaker SMIC, cites ‘military end use’

US firms must now apply for license to export certain products to China's SMIC, which has not been put on entity list, meaning restrictions are not yet as severe as those on Huawei.

US bans import of 5 Chinese goods produced in ‘forced labour camps’

These goods are produced in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, where the Chinese govt is engaged in systemic human rights abuses, the US said.

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Bad timing could hamper LIC IPO

Most early public enterprise IPOs have been trading 75% below their original price, small investors concerned.

Defence

Representational image of army personnel in Ladakh | ANI

India ‘doesn’t foresee’ border fighting with China, but ‘won’t back down’ if tensions reignite

Aim is to ensure not just disengagement of troops, but overall de-escalation. Govt in favour of solving tensions through talks as it wants peace with all neighbours including China.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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